Slide of the Week

  • Bhattacharyya Slide of the Week

    Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD – Slide of the Week

    To identify mechanisms that lead to neurodevelopmental differences in Down syndrome, we used induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) generated from individuals with Down syndrome and differentiated them into progenitors of the cerebral cortex. The progenitors were analyzed by RNA Seq at Day 17 in culture when cells have acquired their positional phenotype. 

  • Bendlin Slide of the Week

    Barbara B. Bendlin, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a small molecule produced by the metaorganismal metabolism of dietary choline, has been implicated in human disease pathogenesis, including known risk factors for Alzheimer's disease (AD), such as metabolic, cardiovascular, and cerebrovascular disease.

  • Ashton Slide of the Week

    Randolph Ashton, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Title: Engineering 3-D Neural Organoid Morphology Legend: (A) Schematic of micro-injection molding process to create poly(vinyl alcohol)-calcium (PVOH-Ca) composites that can sever as a water-soluble, sacrificial template to mold morphologically complex, microscale cavities within 3-D hydrogels. …


    UCEDD – Slide of the Week

    Although intervening early can improve child and family outcomes when a child has a developmental disability, most children with developmental delays are not identified prior to school entry. Childcare professionals can play a key role in identifying delays early.

  • Alexander Slide of the Week

    Andrew Alexander, PhD – Slide of the Week

    The segmentation of small brain structures like the amygdala is quite challenging in the presence of distorted and abnormal anatomy from major brain injuries.

  • Daifeng Wang, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Strong genetic associations have been found for a number of psychiatric disorders. However, understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms remains challenging.

  • Ari Rosenberg Slide of the Week

    Ari Rosenberg, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests as a heterogeneous set of social, cognitive, motor, and perceptual symptoms. This system-wide pervasiveness suggests that, rather than narrowly impacting individual systems such as affection or vision, autism may broadly alter neural computation.

  • Houri Vorperian Slide of the Week

    Houri K. Vorperian, PhD – Slide of the Week

    The size and shape of human cervical vertebral bodies serve as a reference for measurement or treatment planning in multiple disciplines. It is therefore necessary to understand thoroughly the developmental changes in the cervical vertebrae in relation to the changing biomechanical demands on the neck during the first two decades of life.

  • Brittany Travers Slide of the Week

    Brittany Travers, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often struggle with motor difficulties across the life span, and these motor difficulties may affect independent living skills and quality of life. Yet, we know little about how whole-body movement may distinguish individuals with autism spectrum disorder from individuals with typical development.

  • Ender Tekin Slide of the Week

    Ender Tekin, PhD – Slide of the Week

    Loss of vision can frequently lead to a loss of independence and a reduction in quality of life for an individual. The Tekin lab is interested in harnessing new mobile technologies to provide access to environmental information for persons with vision loss.

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